Raelene is a Chartered Accountant having gained her qualification at Deloitte in Johannesburg. She has worked in several large organisations in the UK with her most recent position as Head of Operational Finance at the Vitec Group plc. She is experienced in financial communication and reporting, planning, analysis, accounting, controls and risk management.
Raelene is passionate about yoga, well-being and community involvement. She was a Patient Governor for the Royal Marsden, the Treasurer for the Wimbledon Cancer Friendship Group and she currently helps to run Heart Twickenham CIC, a community centre in south west London.
Raelene was diagnosed with a uterine sarcoma in 2005 and had a recurrence in 2014. She discovered Shine at the end of 2015 and has benefited from Shine's support first-hand in a life-changing way. She is thrilled to be involved with Shine and keen to ensure that it keeps doing the wonderful things that it does.